How Stella Got Her Groove Back Reviews

September 7, 2011
April 12, 2002
The movie meanders on and on, like a bad sexual dream, until you finally wake up mumbling: Stella, please: leave that groove thang alone.
May 11, 2001
Delivers guilt-free escapism about pretty people having wicked-hot fun in pretty places.
February 14, 2001
Stella may be frothy and paper-thin, but it's also another great success for star Angela Bassett, who transforms the film into an infomercial for her considerable abilities.
January 1, 2000
Consider this the big-screen equivalent of a beach read: Just turn off your brain and wallow in whatever turn-ons -- Whoopi and whoopee -- Stella offers.
January 1, 2000
I never felt Stella and Winston were on the same wavelength, that they could share their lives, that it would be a good idea for them to try.
January 1, 2000
The issues that arise from such a May/September male/female pairing are sensitively and intelligently explored.
January 1, 2000
I'm not denying that a 40-year- old woman might be self-conscious about going around with someone this young. But the subject isn't interesting or provocative enough to sustain an entire movie.
January 1, 2000
Women of all ages and races will undoubtedly cheer Stella on as she wrestles with the dilemma of falling in love with a younger man, and by doing so, gets her groove back ... baby.
January 1, 2000
Ms. Bassett portrays this high-strung superwoman with such intensity that she makes her almost believable.